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Jan 05

Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents Aloha Elvis
7:30 p.m. Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 North Main Street, Memphis
Details:  The Memphis Symphony Orchestra celebrates Elvis’ birthday and the 40th anniversary of “Aloha from Hawaii” with a special concert event featuring Terry Mike Jeffrey. Tickets start at $15. Students only $5. Tickets are on sale now through the Memphis Symphony Orchestra website or by calling the Memphis Symphony box office at 901-537-2525.

Web: www.elvis.com/events/birthday_celebration.aspx
“Elvis’ Hawaii: Concerts, Movies and More!” Exhibit to Open
Graceland Crossing, Graceland.
Details: The exhibit celebrates Elvis’ love for Hawaii and the 40th anniversary of “Aloha from Hawaii.” This is the first exhibit to explore Elvis’ connection with the islands. The exhibit will allow guests to experience Elvis’ Hawaii and see why it was one of his favorite places to vacation. The exhibit features never-before-seen footage of Elvis on the boat heading to Hawaii in 1957 and color footage of Elvis' first Hawaiian concert.

Web: www.elvis.com/news/detail.aspx?id=6828
Graceland Tours
1/5/2013 - 1/8/2013
Graceland, Memphis, TN
Details: Tours of Graceland Mansion, the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, Elvis' personal jets, the Sincerely Elvis Museum and the exhibit space at Graceland Crossing available daily. Visit the Graceland tickets page for prices and details. Graceland Mansion is decorated in all its traditional holiday splendor indoors and out through January 9th. Purchase tickets online. To order tickets over the phone, call from all parts of the world (901) 332-3322. Or, from the USA and Canada, call toll-free 800-238-2000.

Web: www.elvis.com/events/birthday_celebration.aspx
Free Walk-Up Times for The Meditation Garden
1/5/2013 - 1/8/2013
Graceland, Memphis, TN
Daily throughout the year there is a period of time for free-admission walk-up visits to the Meditation Garden at Graceland, where the grave sites of Elvis and members of his family are located. Then the area becomes part of the regular ticketed Graceland Mansion tours for the rest of the day. The winter hours for free walk-up visits are 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. daily. During the Elvis' Birthday Celebration, there will also be nightly walkups from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on January 5, 7 and 8.

Web: www.elvis.com/events/birthday_celebration.aspx
Elvis Bingo
1/5/2013 - 1/8/2013
1:00 - 2:00 p.m., 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Heartbreak Hotel Dining Hall
Details: Elvis Bingo will be available each day during the 2013 Birthday Celebration at the Dining Hall of the Heartbreak Hotel.

Web: www.elvis.com/events/birthday_celebration.aspx
Priscilla Presley in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"
12/7/2012 - 1/13/2013
New Wimbledon Theatre - London, England
Details: Priscilla Presley will be making her New Wimbledon theatre debut alongside Warwick Davis in the pantomime "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Presley will play the role of the Wicked Queen. The show will run from December 7, 2012 - January 13, 2013.  You can purchase tickets at www.atgtickets.com.

Web: www.atgtickets.com/shows/snow-white/new-wimbledon-theatre/
Christmas at Graceland
11/16/2012 - 1/9/2013
Details: During the holiday season, the tour of Graceland is extra special with the interior and exterior of the mansion decorated for the holidays. See traditional lights and decorations including hundreds of blue lights along the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene, Santa and his sleigh and much more originally displayed by Elvis. The interior of Graceland mansion is decked out in Christmas decor and includes his traditional red velvet drapes and Presley family Christmas artifacts on display.

Email: graceland@elvis.com
Web: www.elvis.com/events/christmas.aspx
Phone: 800-238-2000 or 901-332-3322